Mike Boucher Super Contributor.
Super Contributor.

(DP) Support Tip: Encoding error on Linux Cell Manager install.

installing Data Protector on a Linux Server the following error may be reported

Following steps should correct issue:

List locales available on system


# localectl list-locales | grep en_US






Select and set proper UTF8 locale

# localectl set-locale LANG=en_US.utf8


Alternatively you could use the following manual steps:


Run DP CM installation from DP 9.00 MR depot with applied SSPLNX900_005

After initdb failed in script "/opt/omni/sbin/IDBsetup.sh" replace line 560:

su - ${PGOSUSER} -c "LD_LIBRARY_PATH=${PGHOME}/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH ${PGHOME}/bin/initdb -E utf8 -A md5 --pwfile ${TOMNI}/pgpass.$$ -D ${PGDATA_PG} -U ${PGSUPERUSER}" 1>&2


su - ${PGOSUSER} -c "LD_LIBRARY_PATH=${PGHOME}/lib:$LD_LIBRARY_PATH ${PGHOME}/bin/initdb -E utf8 --locale=C -A md5 --pwfile ${TOMNI}/pgpass.$$ -D ${PGDATA_PG} -U ${PGSUPERUSER}" 1>&2

and run script "/opt/omni/sbin/IDBsetup.sh"


Update "/etc/opt/omni/client/omni_info" with cs component:

# /opt/omni/bin/omnicc -put_component_str cs client/omni_format client/omni_info A.09.00

Re-import the Cell Manager host and Installation Server to the cell:


# omnicc -import_host <cm_hostname>

# omnicc -import_is <cm_hostname>


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